NY State Senator Says He Would Have Cuffed Gates Immediately

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From TheBrooklynPaper.com:

State Sen. Eric Adams inserted himself into the national debate over the arrest of Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates in his own home last month by saying he would’ve gone even further than the arresting officer in the now-infamous incident.

“I would have handcuffed Gates as soon as I entered the household,” said the state senator, a former NYPD officer.

The comment came at the monthly Brooklyn Real Estate Roundtable, days after Obama attempted to seek a national catharsis by holding a beer summit on July 30 with Gates and Crowley — and proves again that almost nothing — or should we say no one — is off-the-cuff with Adams.

Later, Adams, who served 21 years in the NYPD, explained his shackle-first, ask-questions-later position.

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